Essay on Illegal Immigration Is The United States

1625 Words Dec 12th, 2016 7 Pages
Illegal Immigration is a migration of foreigners to a country who are not legally eligible to migrate or extend their stay for more than a given period yet they refuse to leave. Illegal Immigration has been around since the early 1900s. The undocumented Mexican population in 1980 was in the 1-2 million ranges, with the total number from all countries falling in the range of 2-4 million. Of the undocumented present and counted in 1980, 941,000 entered during 1975-1980; 576,000 entered during 1970-1974; and 540,000 entered before 1970... Finally, the estimates for 1980 show a high. Of recent arrivals, and very few who entered the United States prior to 1960. Since 1960 illegal immigration has been a major controversial issue in the United States. There are many reasons why illegal immigration is reasonable and unreasonable and as a nation we struggle to make the right decision every year. There are different situations with illegal immigration such as: Deportation, Amnesty, Terrorist Threat, and Economic Burden. These are all situations that have pros and cons. (Procon.org)
“In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person 's becoming in every facet an American and nothing but an…

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